Boston 25 News: Taylor Swift song from ‘The Tortured Poet’s Department’ is perfect for CPR

Taylor Swift’s new album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” is not only making waves in the music industry but also in the realm of life-saving techniques.

The title track from Swift’s new album has a rhythm that matches the optimal tempo for performing hands-only CPR, with 110 beats per minute. Watch a report on this from Boston 25 News below.

The American Heart Association recommends using this song’s beat as a guide for performing CPR in case of emergencies. The instructions are straightforward: upon witnessing a collapse of a teen or adult, the first step is to call 911, and then start chest compressions to the rhythm of “The Tortured Poets Department.”

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